Watch Transparent Today for Free and Get Amazon Prime for Only $72 a Year (Usually $99)

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Here’s a great deal, today only you can get Amazon Prime for only $72. It’s usually $99 and I’ve never seen it this low — so snap it up! It’s supposed to be new members only though. Sign Up Here for Amazon Prime

Today from 12:01 a.m., ET, through 11:59 p.m., PT, new members can join […]

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How to Throw A King Julien-Inspired 7th Birthday Party

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After last month’s Netflix Celebration with King Julien, we admit we were a little obsessed with the funny lemur that loves to boogie. Obsessed enough to make it the theme for my daughter’s 7th Birthday party.

We held it at the Central Queens Y in Forest Hills, NY. We held my son’s Superhero Birthday Party here […]

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PBS Kids’ Odd Squad App is Here!

Odd Squad Releases New App, Blob Chase | The Mama Maven | @themamamaven

We’re wild about Odd Squad and excited to announce that PBS KIDS released their first app from the hit series, ODD SQUAD – ODD SQUAD Blob Chase!
ODD SQUAD Blob Chase extends the adventures and humor of the series, as kids chase and recover blobs that have escaped their containers and are on the loose in Odd Squad […]

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Visiting Alcatraz – A Perfect Excursion from San Francisco!

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Several months ago I took a day trip to Alcatraz, right outside of San Francisco.
Did you know that ALCATRAZ was much than the infamous prison? It was also a military fortress (active before and after the Civil War), bird sanctuary, first lighthouse on the West Coast, and the birthplace of the American Indian Red Power […]

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NYC Love: A Day at the NY Hall of Science in Corona, Queens, NYC

A Day at the NY Hall of Science | The Mama Maven Blog | @themamamaven

The NY Hall of Science in Flushing, Queens is a terrific place to spend the day with your kids.

This is a place where I’ve spent a lot of time with my kids and they always seem to find new exhibits and places to explore. We were members when my oldest was small. It’s so close […]

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Make Smarter Pins (for Pinterest)

How to Make Smarter Pins | The Mama Maven Blog | @themamamaven

I love Pinterest. In fact, that’s where a big chunk of my blog traffic comes from. However, nothing drives me battier more than when I find something great to pin from a blog and after I hit the “pin button” it doesn’t pull the blog name or even their pinterest name.  Why shouldn’t the writer […]

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Twitter Party Alert: Join PBS KIDS and ODD SQUAD Today from 1-2 PM EST for a Twitter party

PBS KIDS and ODD SQUAD tomorrow from 1-2 PM EST for a Twitter party | The Mama Maven Blog | @themamamaven

In anticipation of the January 19th premiere of “Odd Squad Saves the World,” Odd Squad creators Tim McKeon and Adam Peltzman, and Executive Producer Paul Siefken of The Fred Rogers Company, will be chatting about the new show on twitter today (Jan 15) at 1-2 pm EST! Join in on the fun and share your […]

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Say Hi to Plum Organics Hello Morning Whole Grain and Fruit Breakfasts

Plum Organics Hello Morning Breakfast | The Mama Maven Blog @themamamaven

 

When you have a little one, breakfasts can be difficult.
So, as a great way to kick off your child’s day, we recommend Plum Organics’ Hello Morning. Made from oats,quinoa, chia and real fruit, we think that this will be a hit.

Literally just add water and stir a little. You can add more fruit or […]

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